Student News

Dec 2015
Janet Purdy, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been selected to be a Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Fellow, July 18- August 5, 2015, in Chicago.http://www.humanitieswithoutwalls.illinois.edu/initiatives/pre-doctoral/...
Dec 2015
Elissa J. Ferguson, Ph.D. candidate in art history, is writing her dissertation on  “The Depiction of Women in the Tombs of their Sons in New Kingdom Egypt” (Advisor:  Dr. Walters).  
Dec 2015
Katie A. Guida, Ph.D. candidate in art history, is writing her dissertation on  “The Artistic Patronage of the Augustinian Hermits in Trecento Italy”  (Advisor:  Dr. Curran).
Nov 2015
Tess Kutasz, Ph.D. candidate in art history, is currently in Sweden on a Fulbright scholarship, where she is researching and writing her dissertation on “Queen Christina of Sweden and the Politics of Antiquities Collecting in Early Modern Rome.” Kutasz is splitting her time between Stockholm and the University of Lund, where she has a Visiting International Researcher Residency in the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. Click here for her essay about her experiences in Sweden so far, written as part of the "Fulbright Features" series.
Sep 2015
Andrea Middleton, Ph.D. candidate in art history, will be presenting a paper on “A Shared Visual Vocabulary:  Isis & Harpokrates, Mary and Jesus” at the Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, New York, City, October 22-25, 2015.
Sep 2015
Sarah Daiker, M.A. candidate in art history, will be presenting a paper on “Architectural Representations & Topographic Designation in the Mosaics of Jordan, 6th-8th Centuries” at the Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, New York, City, October 22-25, 2015.
Sep 2015
Jiaran Song, a Senior double majoring in Art History and Labor & Employment Relations, has received a "Highly Commended" award from The University Awards, to be awarded at the UA Global Summit in Dublin, Ireland.
Aug 2015
Elizabeth Petersen, Ph.D. candidate in art history, will be presenting a Graduate Student Lightening Talk on Donatello’s roundels in the Old Sacristy at San Lorenzo at the Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Pasadena, California, April 6-10, 2016.
Aug 2015
Elizabeth Petersen, Ph.D. candidate in art history, will be presenting a paper on “Donatello architetto:  The San Lorenzo Pulpits,” at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, March 31-April 2, 2016.
Jun 2015
Art History Triple Threat to Present at Byzantine Conference: Evan Pugh Professor and Graduate Students to Represent Penn State in NYChttps://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/news/art-history-triple-threat-prese...

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